The Portrait of a Lady [Umbria]

We are very happy and honored to host for the second time on our blog an interview to an artist who has represented our region in her art-works. Like Terry Bhola, writer, we had the […]

The Happy Farm: a new way of living in Umbria

You know when your partner in your company (that in this case is also your brother) one evening, while you are driving back home from the last wine tour of the season, in the middle […]

IWINETC – meeting the Wine World in Perugia

The 4th Edition of the International Wine Tourism Conference and Workshop – and all the other events connected to it – has just ended. Sitting in front on my laptop while outside my window there’s […]

2012 : “a rich winy taste”

When you study for almost two years, tasting and carefully examining hundreds of wines from Italy, France, Europe, USA, Australia, New Zealand and South America, trying to remember all the DOCs and DOCGs areas in […]

My gift is everywhere.

There’s a movie I like very much and this is “How the Grinch Stole Christmas“. This movie, as you probably know, tells about the story of this funny creature the Grinch who, hating Christmas, intents […]

Christmas is coming! Events in Todi

It’s been a very busy year here at Discovering Umbria and thinking that in less than 20 days we’ll be again under our trees unwrapping gifs, eating and drinking with our families… it sounds a […]

The food that “made us”. Chapter 1 : olive oil

“The people of the Mediterranean began to emerge from barbarism when they learnt to cultivate the olive and the vine.” This sentence by the Greek historian Thucydides is definitely one of my favourite quotations ever […]

“Edu-dinners” at Il Palazzo del Gusto – Orvieto

CANTINE & CHEF ALLA RIBALTA 2011WINERIES & CHEFS IN THE LIMELIGHT 2011 Summer in Umbria also means “CANTINE & CHEF ALLA RIBALTA – WINERIES & CHEFS IN THE LIMELIGHT“, food&wine event organized by “Itinera – […]